[Bridge] [PATCH net-next 0/6] bridge: support sending rntl info when we set attributes through sysfs/ioctl

Nikolay Aleksandrov nikolay at cumulusnetworks.com
Wed Mar 16 14:30:20 UTC 2016


On 03/16/2016 02:34 PM, Xin Long wrote:
> This patchset is used to support sending rntl info to user in some places,
> and ensure that whenever those attributes change internally or from sysfs,
> that a netlink notification is sent out to listeners.
> 
> It also make some adjustment in bridge sysfs so that we can implement this
> easily.
> 
> I've done some tests on this patchset, like:
> [br_sysfs]
>   1. change all the attribute values of br or brif:
>   $ echo $value > /sys/class/net/br0/bridge/{*}
>   $ echo $value > /sys/class/net/br0/brif/eth1/{*}
> 
>   2. meanwhile, on another terminal to observe the msg:
>   $ bridge monitor
> 
> [br_ioctl]
>   1. in bridge-utils package, do some changes in br_set, let brctl command
>   use ioctl to set attribute:
>          if ((ret = set_sysfs(path, value)) < 0) { -->
>          if (1) {
> 
>   $ brctl set*
> 
>   2. meanwhile, on another terminal to observe the msg:
>   $ bridge monitor
> 
> This test covers all the attributes that brctl and sysfs support to set.
> 

Please also include the bridge maintainers (CCed).




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